Archive for January, 2006

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

lasers, ipl and asian skin

Written by on January 30, 2006 in IPL with 2 Comments

This study is investigating the best methods to reduce the hyperpigmentation that can effect asian skin when treated with Lasers or IPL. The paper suggests the use of sun block and bleaching agents pre- and post-operatively can help mitigate against post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Effective and safe use of lasers, light sources, and radiofrequency devices in the clinical […]

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The author is warning that as seborrheic dermatitis is not well understood and although some studies are showing that pimecrolimus and tacrolimus can be effective, some caution is still advised until large studies are completed. Pharmacotherapy Update: Treating Seborrheic Dermatitis, James Q. Del Rosso, D.O., F.A.O.C.D. Journal: Skin & Aging, Issue Number: 2, 2005 Seborrheic […]

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In a December 2005 message titled Safety of sunscreens containing nanoparticles of zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, the TGA – Therapeutic Goods Administration (who are responsible for Regulating Australia’s medicines, medical devices, blood, tissues and chemicals) have stated that Further research is needed to establish if these materials are absorbed into human skin and if […]

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Do you struggle with ocular rosacea and want to get some answers from an expert ? In a recent post to rosacea-support, Aurelia is appealing for group members to submit their questions ; Many rosacea sufferers really struggle to get good advice on coping with ocular rosacea. We’ve now arranged for a well-known ophthalmologist to […]

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In a recent message from Dan, some updates to the Rosacea Support Resource Pages were announced. The The Antibiotics & Anti-inflammatories section has been modified to include the major prescription Tetracyclines, Imidazoles, andMacrolides that have been used to treat rosacea. This modification was made per a suggestion from Mary B as the section included only […]

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